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FORTUNA - The next rupture of the Cascadia Subduction Zone will spell a terrible natural disaster here on the north coast. That's why Humboldt County's Office of Emergency Services held a training event Friday to get prepared. 

Local first responders and government agencies from throughout the county attended the first annual Cascadia earthquake tabletop exercise at the Fortuna Fire...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:46

FORTUNA - Fortuna native Dakota Daetwiler has really made a name for herself as a talented artist. Now she wants to embark on a dream adventure of painting the west coast and needs your help.

Daetwiler is an acrylic artist and at only 27 years old she's already produced more than 200 original paintings, has her own line of children’s books, and painted for celebrities.  

"I've...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:42

FORTUNA- The first ever Car Seat Recycling Program is coming to Humboldt County.

The idea came from students at Fortuna High School who are part of Change the World. They're asking the public to bring old or expired car seats during the event at the high school on Saturday. HC Car Seat Coalition, and AFD are also helping out.

The event is from 11AM until 2PM. If you miss it, no...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:36

WEITCHPEC- A Hoopa man's death may have been prevented if his employer followed the proper safety regulations. According to CAL/OSHA, the company Wright Tree Service is being cited for safety violations. 

In December of last year, 26-year-old Kenneth Williams was trimming a tree in Weitchpec. He was using one rope to secure himself to a tree. His employer, didn't inform him that...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:33

ARCATA-Around a thousand people were without power after a tree hit a power line in Arcata.

Around 1 p.m Friday, PG&E crews responded to 3400 block of L K Wood Boulevard.

They worked quickly and had power fully restored by 2:30 p.m. 

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:31

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-Several fire districts will participate in a structure fire training exercise Saturday in McKinleyville.

The goal is to train new firefighters on fire control techniques. With teamwork and good communication. They also want to practice hose advancement and transferring information between all mutual aid agencies smoothly.  

The fire training will take place...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:28

ARCATA - The Humboldt International Film Festival is celebrating its 49th year and is the first festival to show in the newly renovated Minor Theatre. It is the oldest student run film festival in the world and is featuring independent short films by filmmakers of all ages. Local HSU students have a love affair with this festival but so does the community.

The festival got...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 00:12

EUREKA - A Eureka youth wanted for allegedly firing a gun into the backyard of a residence off Buhne Street has been found.

Around 8:50 Wednesday night the suspect was apprehended on Harrison Street and sent to juvenile hall for unrelated charges.

Yesterday around 1:15, police responded to the 1000-block of Buhne and located several bullet holes in a large pipe behind a residence...

Post date: Thu, 04/21/2016 - 23:53